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Tripolar: The Story of a Bipolar Triathlete - Lived Experience of Tim Davis (Part 2)

December 01, 2020
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Tripolar: The Story of a Bipolar Triathlete - Lived Experience of Tim Davis (Part 2)
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Tripolar: The Story of a Bipolar Triathlete - Lived Experience of Tim Davis (Part 2)
Dec 01, 2020

Tim Davis is an educator, mental health advocate, coach, and author of the book titled ‘TRIPOLAR: The Story of A Bipolar Triathlete’. In the previous episode featuring part one of two in our two-part mini-series on lived experience, Tim shared his story of childhood trauma and grief, substance use, and the mental health challenges he faced following the tragic passing of his father. He remains with the Public Health Insight Podcast to transition our conversation to focus on his experience with suicidal ideation, his bipolar diagnosis, and how running and triathlons became a crucial part of his path to recovery. Tim also shares some words of encouragement at the end of the episode for others who may be struggling with mental health illness, substance use and addictions.

Trigger Warning

Please note that this episode will discuss issues around mental illness and trauma, and may contain sensitive or triggering content. The purpose of this episode is to minimize the stigma associated with men’s mental illness and to create a culture in a society that promotes a safe space for men to be vulnerable and seek help when needed. If you or someone you love has been impacted by suicide, you are not alone. Please use your discretion when listening to this content and connect to the appropriate supports as needed. For our listeners in Canada, Crisis Services Canada offers a national suicide prevention hotline which can be reached at 1 833 456 4566 or by text at 45645. Another resource for people who prefer to correspond via text message is Crisis Text Line - you can get in touch with trained Crisis Counsellors 24/7 by texting ‘CONNECT’ to 686868.


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  1. Blue Boi by Lakey Inspired
  2. Chill Wave by Kevin MacLeod
  3. Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie) by Kevin MacLeod

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Tim Davis is an educator, mental health advocate, coach, and author of the book titled ‘TRIPOLAR: The Story of A Bipolar Triathlete’. In the previous episode featuring part one of two in our two-part mini-series on lived experience, Tim shared his story of childhood trauma and grief, substance use, and the mental health challenges he faced following the tragic passing of his father. He remains with the Public Health Insight Podcast to transition our conversation to focus on his experience with suicidal ideation, his bipolar diagnosis, and how running and triathlons became a crucial part of his path to recovery. Tim also shares some words of encouragement at the end of the episode for others who may be struggling with mental health illness, substance use and addictions.

Trigger Warning

Please note that this episode will discuss issues around mental illness and trauma, and may contain sensitive or triggering content. The purpose of this episode is to minimize the stigma associated with men’s mental illness and to create a culture in a society that promotes a safe space for men to be vulnerable and seek help when needed. If you or someone you love has been impacted by suicide, you are not alone. Please use your discretion when listening to this content and connect to the appropriate supports as needed. For our listeners in Canada, Crisis Services Canada offers a national suicide prevention hotline which can be reached at 1 833 456 4566 or by text at 45645. Another resource for people who prefer to correspond via text message is Crisis Text Line - you can get in touch with trained Crisis Counsellors 24/7 by texting ‘CONNECT’ to 686868.


Share Your Thoughts With Us!

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. We would love it if you shared your thoughts by commenting on our posts, sending us a direct message through social media, or by emailing us at [email protected]. Until then, we’ll see you in the next one.

Support Our Show

If you like our show, feel free to lend us some support by making a contribution on our Patreon page (link below) so we can continue creating the content that you enjoy as we expand the Public Health Insight Community.

Music Credits

  1. Blue Boi by Lakey Inspired
  2. Chill Wave by Kevin MacLeod
  3. Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie) by Kevin MacLeod

The Dreamer by Lakey Inspired

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